|Birth: ||Nov. 26, 1872, Germany|
|Death: ||Jun. 6, 1953|
Fred Baer, Sr., St. Nazianz, died Saturday afternoon at the County Hospital following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Gregory's Catholic Church. The Rev. Frederick Dorn will officiate. Burial will be in St. Nazianz cemetery.
Fred Baer was born in Germany Nov. 26, 1872. He came to this country at the age of 14 (and lived with his brother Karl in New Jersey). When he was 17 he came to St. Nazianz. On May 19, 1895, he married Miss Mary Niederprum at St. Gregory's Church. He farmed about two miles from the village. His wife died in 1932. He lived in the village for the past 15 years.
He is survived by six daughters, Mrs. William (Theresa) Merkes, Elwood Park, Ill; Mrs. Henry (Elizabeth) Binversie, Kiel, Route 1; Mrs. Clarence (Helen) Escher, New Holstein; Mrs. Arthur (Rose) Stein, Newton, Route 1, Mrs. Linlie (Anne) York, Riverside, Ill.; and Mrs. Emil (Hildegard) Lulloff, Manitowoc Route 3; three sons, Henry and Fred, both of St. Nazianz, and Joseph, of Irvington, N.J.; and 57 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, John, in 1950.
The body will lie in state at the Kellenbenz Funeral home, St. Nazianz, from tonight until the time of service. He was a member of the Holy Name Society.
Sheboygan Press 6/8/1953 p. 14
Baer, Frederick –son of Joseph Baer and Theresa Maurer –born –Oberhausen, Baden
–arrived in US via New York on June 1, 1887 –for his first two years in the US, he lived with his brother Karl Baer in New Jersey
–arrived in the St. Nazianz area in 1889 –farmer –after the death of his wife Mary in 1932,
retired from the farm and purchased the Sears and Roebuck house at 209 South Second Avenue –lived in this house until selling in 1948
–died from "apoplexy, myocarditis")
Mary Julia Niederprum Baer (1875 - 1932)*
Henry Baer (1898 - 1972)*
Theresa Baer Merkes (1899 - 1967)*
John Baer (1902 - 1950)*
Mary Elizabeth Baer Binversie (1904 - 1986)*
Helen Martha Baer Escher (1905 - 1982)*
Rosa M Baer Stein (1907 - 1992)*
Ann Catherine Baer York (1909 - 1997)*
Frederick Baer (1912 - 1956)*
Herman (Baby) Baer (1914 - 1914)*
Hildegard M Baer Lulloff (1916 - 1989)*
Saint Gregory Cemetery
Maintained by: Judy Rausch Bradley
Originally Created by: DM Scott
Record added: Sep 29, 2010
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